HOME MADE CAKE MIX
19 ounce pkg. yellow cake mix
3 ounce package instant vanilla pudding
1/2 cup oil
1 cup hot water
1 teaspoon vanilla
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Beat at medium speed on electric mixer for 4 minutes. Bake in a greased 10" tube pan (or bundt pan) at 325 F for about 50-55 minutes..
~~~~~~~~~~For the following variations of this recipe, substitute as directed for the yellow cake mix & vanilla pudding. All other ingredients remain the same.
Mocha cake: White cake mix: Instant chocolate pudding; 1 tsp instant coffee
Cherry cake: Cherry cake mix; Instant Vanilla pudding
Chocolate Cake: Chocolate cake mix; Instant chocolate pudding
Lemon cake: White cake mix; (or Lemon Supreme) 1 tsp. lemon juice ,1/4 c poppy seeds (soaked) (optional)
Strawberry cake: White cake mix; Instant strawberry pudding
Butterscotch cake: White cake mix; Instant butterscotch pudding